Hollywood notes December 21


Christmas Greetings

The committee and staff of the Hollywood Centre wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and Health, Happiness and Prosperity in 2016.


Family Walk

A family walk will take place in Hollywood on St Stephen’s Day, December 26. Three walks are arranged with a 12km walk starting at 12noon, a 6km walk commencing at 1pm and a 2km walk starting at 2pm. Refreshments and food will be available after the walks. Registration takes place at Tutty’s pub and costs 5 euro. All funds raised go towards Solas, a special class for children on the Autistic Spectrum.  Contact Tommy Brennan Scoil Nioclais Naofa Dunlavin at [email protected]


Music Under The Mountain

Traditional Music Classes for children in the Hollywood Centre every Saturday morning from 10.30am to1.30pm


Santa Raffle: A huge thank you to all who were involved in the Santa Raffle, it was a great success, many thanks. RaffleResults:1.RosemaryTutty Hollywood Hamper. 2.John & Sharon Mooney, Kinsellastown Hamper. 3.Cathal Muldoon, Stratford Christmas Cake. Other prize winners; Kelly Family, Ballintober, 

Conor Boyle, Newbridge, Teresa & Brian O’Connor, David Lawler Jnr. Mullica, Kathleen Burke, Johnstown, Tomas & Anne Richardson, Tom & Teresa Kelly, Hollywood, Penny Wiggle, Corraig, Houlihan’s, Rathattin, Caoimhe & Aaron Kelly, c/o Joy Kelly, Brian McGee c/o Anne Crampton,  Anne-Maire Nolan c/o Deirdre Mulvey , Carmel Curran, Hollywood.


Hollywood Whist

Next Hollywood Whist takes place on Monday 25th January  in the Hollywood Centre at 8.30pm.

New players always welcome


Hollywood Tidy Towns

Hollywood will host a Christmas Tree recycling facility again this year. Trees can be dropped to Church carpark on Sat 2 Jan, between 10am and 12 noon. This service is provided free of charge by Wicklow County Council, donations if desired to Hollywood Tidy Towns.  The committee continue their work mornings every Sat, meeting in the car park at 10am new volunteers are always welcome, and we would like to wish everyone in the community a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.


West Wicklow Historical Society

The 8th Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society, launched recently in Baltinglass, contains two articles by Hollywood authors.  Johnny Glennon has a fascinating piece on a famous row which broke out in 1886 between two publicans in Ballymore and which soon engulfed the entire parish of Ballymore and Hollywood.  Brendan Corrigan has a very interesting article on Robert Pipho of Hollywood who was sheriff of Dublin and lived in the castle at Hollywood in the second half of the 16th century.  The Journal is now on sale in Daly’s shop Hollywood, Blessington bookshop and other local outlets.


Hollywood Bowls

The Club bowl every Tuesday & Friday nights in The Hollywood Centre between 8-10pm. New Members’ are always welcome, so come along and see what it is all about, it is a great way to spend the Winter nights


Hollywood Juvenile Badminton

The Hollywood Juvenile badminton are on holidays and will recommence on Monday 4th January for 2nd & 3rd Class 7pm-8pm.

Tuesday 5th  of January for 4th,5th & 6th Classes 6.30-8pm. Wednesday 6th January for 1st Year and upwards 6.30-8pm. If you haven’t already registered,  there are still a few places left, so come along on the relevant night and join.

Hollywood Fair

FAIR 2016  Preparations are in hand for next year’s Fair.  The Theme “1916” THE RISING” Fashion and Dress code to coincide with The Style of that era

Hollywood Fitness Classes

Classes continue every Tues & Thurs at 7.30 sharp in the Function Room, Poulaphuca House.  Please note change of venue. All levels of fitness, both male & female, catered for.  From beginners to those wanting a tougher challenge. All in a fun filled relaxed environment !! A male only class will be made available depending on numbers interested.  


Pilates Classes

The Pilates classes have finished for this year and will resume in Jan 2016.

Please book your place with Sarah Jane on 086 3568284, as classes are heavily subscribed


Set Dancing

Set dancing classes are on their Christmas break and will resume on  Thursday 14th January 2016 from 8.15-10.15pm  in the Hollywood G.A.A. centre (Dunlavin Road). New people are always welcome.


Kidz in Theatre

Kidz In Theatre  are in the Hollywood Centre every Tuesday between 4-5pm for children from 4~18yrs who want acting classes and more confidence. The classes are just €7 per child and is being taught by the star of Mrs Brown’s Boys and RED ROCK on TV3. Following the success of Dunlavin, Kiltegan and Tinahely schools. Ph -Text 0858356865E:[email protected]/kidzintheatre 


Adult Jive Classes

Adult Jive Classes every Saturday in modern Jive dance. Professional teachers will teach you all the moves , that will make your friends envious. The time is between 3-5pm and both singles & couples are welcome.

There will be follow up Jive Dances nights to show off the moves learned later in the year. For further info , contact Caroline on 086 3818241


Hollywood G.A.A. Lotto

Next draw in Tutty’s on TUESDAY 22nd December with a jackpot of   €7,200. Thanks for your continued support. Get your tickets from Daly’s and ticket sellers..


Community Alert Notice

We would urge all who are using Phone Monitors to check that they are in perfect working order.  We are heading into Winter and we cannot emphasise enough how beneficial the Phone Monitor is.  


Neighbourhood Alertness Important Notice

We would  ask you to be most vigilant in your neighbourhood and particularly be observant if you have an elderly neighbour.  Many “con people” preying on the elderly locally. Thank you.


Friendship  Club 

Friendship Club are on Christmas Holidays and will recommence on Wednesday 13th January.  We wish all our members A Very Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year. Thank you all for your support.
Acorns Playschool

Every morning from 9.15 until 12.15pm, places are available

Acorns Playschool also has an After School service available, for further details please call Bernadine on 087 2406316 for more information.


Sinead O’Brien Dance School

The Hip Hop Dance Classes in The Hollywood Centre every Friday between 4-6pm. New Dancers are more than welcome, just come along any Friday or contact Sinead for Details on 087 2924559


Birthday Parties

The Hollywood Centre is available for your child’s special day. We cater for all types of Birthday parties.

So keep your house clean and book your party today. Call the Centre on 045 864979 for details


Hollywood Bingo

Please Note no Bingo on Christmas Eve and Bingo will take place at the earlier time of 6 o’clock on Thursday 31st New Year’s Eve.

We have two jackpots – €3,000 and €4,600 to play for each week.

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